The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 137 112
Rank change year-on-year +33 -25  
Contract jobs citing FMCG 11 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.13% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.90% 0.53% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Median daily rate £388 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.54% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £488 £434
% change year-on-year -12.82% +12.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +80.20%  

FMCG is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 578 756 642
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 28.50% 25.13% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 455 386
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 45
Median hourly rate £15.13 £15.32 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.24% -21.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £11.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £21.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing FMCG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FMCG in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 7 £413 - 2
Staffordshire +5 5 £388 -
Coventry +15 1 - -
FMCG
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FMCG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 9 (52.94%) Retail
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 7 (41.18%) Logistics
4 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
4 5 (29.41%) Service Design
4 5 (29.41%) PMO
5 4 (23.53%) Task Automation
5 4 (23.53%) IBM
5 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Firewall
5 4 (23.53%) Information Security
5 4 (23.53%) DHCP
5 4 (23.53%) VPN
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) VB
5 4 (23.53%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) DNS
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) Software Asset Management
6 3 (17.65%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 3 (17.65%) SIEM
6 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
6 3 (17.65%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (17.65%) GDPR
7 2 (11.76%) Nexpose
7 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Proofpoint
7 2 (11.76%) F5
7 2 (11.76%) NetScaler

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DHCP
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
1 4 (23.53%) VPN
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (52.94%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Security Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) DBA
5 2 (11.76%) HR Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) HR Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Logistics
2 5 (29.41%) Service Design
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security
3 4 (23.53%) Task Automation
4 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
4 3 (17.65%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (17.65%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (17.65%) SIEM
4 3 (17.65%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
1 4 (23.53%) Python
1 4 (23.53%) VB
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
1 5 (29.41%) PMO
2 3 (17.65%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) LogRhythm
3 2 (11.76%) Proofpoint
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Venturi
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
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